RUSI report says N Korea made 175 coal shipments to China in 2019

RUSI has published a report suggesting that at least 30 North Korean-controlled cargo vessels made approximately 175 trips to the waters of Zhoushan, China since early 2019 to export coal and iron ore. UN Security Council Resolutions 2371 and 2397 prohibit these exports, because the revenue generated is said to be used to fund N Korea’s WMD programme. Using AIS …

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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